One of Fortnite’s biggest players says he won’t stream with women

One of Fortnite’s biggest players says he won’t stream with women

Updated August 14, 2018 19:00:04 Photo: Ninja has over 10 million followers on streaming platform Twitch (Twitch) Related Story: Millions are playing it, but is Fortnite addiction really a thing? One of the biggest names in video game streaming says he doesn’t stream with female gamers in order to avoid …

‘It was a boob factory’: Cheap breast implants marketed to women on welfare, with devastating consequences

‘It was a boob factory’: Cheap breast implants marketed to women on welfare, with devastating consequences

Updated August 13, 2018 19:17:17 Photo: The Cosmetic Institute is now the subject of a class action. (thecosmeticinstitute.com.au) Cheap breast implants have been marketed to women on welfare at clinics where the surgery is carried out by doctors who aren’t trained plastic surgeons, under a business model described as a …

‘Just a piece of meat’: How homeless women use sex for survival

‘Just a piece of meat’: How homeless women use sex for survival

Posted August 13, 2018 12:37:39 Photo: Women have described how the poverty and physical danger that accompany homelessness requires them to manage their circumstances with very few resources. (AAP: Laura Friezer, file photo) Women comprise 42 per cent of Australia’s homeless population. Not only do many women become homeless due …

Australian women to launch class action over failed Essure contraceptive device

Australian women to launch class action over failed Essure contraceptive device

Updated August 13, 2018 05:23:53 Photo: Tanya Davidson said her family had suffered because of what happened to her. (Supplied: Tanya Davidson) Related Story: ‘I started bleeding non-stop’: Pharma companies accused of ignoring contraceptive device fears Related Story: Lamborghinis, ski trips used to market mesh implant to surgeons, documents show …

NZ man secretly filmed 34 women in shower, shared videos on porn site

NZ man secretly filmed 34 women in shower, shared videos on porn site

Posted August 09, 2018 23:09:06 Photo: The videos described the women by race and occupation. (Supplied: Fleur Suijten, file photo) A New Zealand man has pleaded guilty after secretly recording 34 women in the shower and posting the videos to an online porn site. The man from Hawkes Bay on …

Unborn baby’s death from syphilis prompts call for Victorian women to be tested

Unborn baby’s death from syphilis prompts call for Victorian women to be tested

Updated August 09, 2018 18:53:27 Photo: Women who are pregnant or of childbearing age are being told to get screened for syphilis. (AAP) The death of an unborn baby in-utero from syphilis has prompted Victorian health authorities to call for all women of childbearing age, including those who are pregnant, …

Zip Pay used in promotion of lip fillers, with clinics telling young women to ‘pout now, pay later’

Zip Pay used in promotion of lip fillers, with clinics telling young women to ‘pout now, pay later’

Posted August 09, 2018 04:43:55 Health authorities have vowed to crack down on clinics using “pout now, pay later” schemes which encourage young women to undergo cosmetic procedures and pay for it with unregulated credit services including Zip Pay. Consumer advocates and health authorities fear patients are being enticed into …

Tokyo Medical University apologises after women deliberately marked down to limit numbers

Tokyo Medical University apologises after women deliberately marked down to limit numbers

Updated August 08, 2018 14:14:23 A major score-rigging scandal has engulfed one of Tokyo’s medical schools, with an investigation revealing the university deliberately marked down all female applicants to limit the number of women studying at the school. Key points: The practice had reportedly been going on for more than …

Malaysia under fire over plan to control what women wear to work

Malaysia under fire over plan to control what women wear to work

Posted August 08, 2018 23:24:08 Photo: Covering up is an “obligation” under Islam, say religious groups pushing for dress restrictions. (Reuters) The Malaysian Government’s plan to introduce a dress code for Muslim women in the workplace has sparked a backlash from women’s rights groups, which accuse officials of acting like …